Re: Frank Miller completely loses the plot
It's not a work of historical fiction. It is not reality. It is a work of fantasy. It doesn't have to be accurate
You misunderstand. I (and Brin) are not criticizing 300
for not being historically accurate; we are criticizing it for possessing particular inaccuracies that advance an authoritarian, militaristic agenda.
It's not inaccuracy that is bad, it's inaccuracy in the service of an immoral agenda that is bad.
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946